FlixChatter Review – Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil was at once my most anticipated and most dreaded film of this year. Disney has a long history of over saturating the market with quickly produced sequels, prequels and even midquels of films that have been successful. These sloppily made seconds have left me with a bad taste and a severe …

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Musings on TV Series Recently Watched: Bodyguard & SS-GB

HAPPY NEW YEAR! (I think you can still say that until at least mid January, right?) It's a relatively mellow weekend for me and I realize I haven't actually written a review in 2019 yet but I've been bingeing a ton of shows in the past month or so. I've blogged about Daredevil Season 3 …

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Spotlight on BBC One’s miniseries SS-GB + Interview with actor Maximilian Dirr

This past Sunday, BBC One finally aired one of my most anticipated series (well it's a 5-part miniseries) starring my fave Yorkshireman Sam Riley. I've mentioned the project several times, including here and here. Naturally it'll make you think of Amazon’s Man in the High Castle but set in London. Based on the 1978 novel by Len …

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Belated Birthday Tribute to Sam Riley

I can't believe I missed my darling Sam's birthday yesterday!! My favorite actor turned 37 on January 8… and since he made his breakthrough debut in Control in 2007, he doesn't seem to have aged a day! He was born on January 8, 1980 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. I love his Yorkshire accent, spoken with …

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Five for the Fifth: JANUARY 2017 Edition

Welcome to FlixChatter's primary blog series! As is customary for this monthly feature, I get to post five random news item/observation/poster, etc. and then turn it over to you to share your take on that given topic. You can see the previous five-for-the-fifth posts here. 1. Well HAPPY NEW YEAR everyone! (I think you can still …

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A Thanksgiving Post: 24 cinematic things I’m thankful for in 2016

To all my friends celebrating Thanksgiving today… I hope that you’re all enjoying yourselves, whether it's time spent together with family/friends or just chillin' with your loved ones (like my hubby and I). It's nice to be able to sleep in today and going to dinner/movies later today. To those in other parts of the …

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A trio of brand new trailers: FREE FIRE, LIVE BY NIGHT and THE PROMISE

Yaaaaaaaaaaaaassss!!! Sorry ehm, now that I got my giddy enthusiasm out of the way… [well just enough so I can actually do a post, ahah] Well if you've visited my blog long enough you'll know how much I've been crushing madly on Sam Riley… and he deserves every bit of my love… and then some. …

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FlixChatter Review: Das Finstere Tal (The Dark Valley, 2014)

I have to admit I probably wouldn't have stumbled upon this Austrian Western if it weren't for my affinity for English actor Sam Riley. And for that I'm grateful to him, and he's an unlikely-but-perfect choice in the role of a German-speaking, Texas cowboy protagonist. It's always a good sign when a film starts off in a captivating way …

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Top 10 Favorite Movies of the FIRST HALF of 2016

This list is long overdue. I should've posted it sometime in July, but oh well, better late than never. This list only consist of films released between January - June 30, 2016. Some of these might've opened internationally prior to 2016, but I'm using the USA release dates or the fact that they opened at a local …

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Sunshine Blogger Award

Nothing like getting an award to bring a ray of sunshine to my day. I had just gotten back from my trip and was really exhausted when I got pinged on Twitter, so big THANK YOU Getter and Margaret for nominating me 😀 As given, every award has a set of tiny rules for accepting it, …

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